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Employment changes may be in the near future

Following closed session during the Wednesday, Oct. 25 special meeting, the Kimball Board of Education announced that Kimball Superintendent of Schools, Marshall Lewis, mayno longer be employed at...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    November 2, 2017

Suspect is still on the run

According to Nebraska State Patrol, a Trooper was in search of a stolen vehicle, shortly after 11 p.m. Monday night, when he spotted the said vehicle, east of Chappell in Deuel County. The suspect...

 

Friends and Neighbors: Ed Avila

Boxing has been a part of Ed Avila's life since he first put on a pair of gloves at four years old. In 1958, at his grandmother's house, Ed received his first pair of boxing gloves and ten years later...

 

Council seeks public interview process for appointed officials

Mayor Keith Prunty appointed Katherine Terrill, longtime City of Kimball employee, as the City Clerk following Rosie Russell’s retirement. The process to hire a new City Clerk included accepting...

 

Elaine J. Sandridge

Elaine J. Sandridge, 95, of Kimball, died at the Kimball County Manor on Monday, October 30, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 3, 2017 at St. Hilda's Episcopal...

 

Roughing It

As a kid I loved Halloween like just about every kid, but my sister and I were the ones who never, ever had store bought costumes. My mom made us a costume every single year, most of the time she had...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    November 2, 2017

A huge surprise was in store for Vicky Kaczar at Mary Lynch Elemntary

Long-time Mary Lynch employee Vickie Kaczar, received the surprise of a life-time last Thursday when, teachers, students and co-workers surprised her with a huge celebration for all her hard work at...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    November 2, 2017

Veteran's History Project: Vernon W. Hermann Boatswain's Mate 1st Class US Navy 1943 –1946

The Selective Service System reached out to a number of young men around the Country. This activity affected lots and lots of young Nebraska men as well. A group was contacted and assembled in the...

 

Ups and downs for the Lady horns this season

Kimball takes a hard loss at Sidney last week and another loss against Bridgeport Monday. The Lady Horns were shut out in three sets with the Red Raiders last Tuesday, 25-10 in the first set, 25-9 in...

 

Coyotes sweep Indians on the season 3-0

Potter-Dix gets a big home win on Morrill last Thrusday in a 3-1 set. Morrill took the first set with a 25-22 victory but the Lady Coytoes battled back to win the last three sets with scores of...

 

Winless season for Kimball Football but things will change

With a 53-6 loss at Valentine in their final football game of the season, the Kimball High Longhorns finished out a winless season, but there are big changes ahead for the Horns as they turn to 8-man football next year. A quick summary of the few...

 

Harrisburg host Junior High Wrestling Invitational

Banner County played to host to Junior High Wrestling Invitational Saturday Oct. 28. Group 1 - Matthew Johnson’s place is 3rd and has scored 9.00 team points. Round 1 - Matthew Johnson (Kimball) won by fall over Carlyle Sparks (Burns/Pine Bluffs)...

 

Jock Talk

I guess the Fall Sport season is over for the Kimball High Athletes and it ended at Scottsbluff High School this past Monday evening when the Lady Longhorn Volleyball Team lost 3 sets to Bridgeport in sub-district Tournament play. The Kimball ladies...

 

One more tough loss in the books

Wildcats get another win on Indians last Wednesday. Banner County has played Minatare three times on the season winning all three matches. This last win came in a two-game set with Banner County...

 

Letter to the Editor

Atta Boys and Girls on the Grim Reaper team in Kimball. I’ve read the article twice and wish every school could have this program. I’m sure most students haven’t given much thought to these problems. Also, other distractions include radio,...

 

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